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08.05.2011 | | Posted at 11:53 AM

Beginning the new theatre Year With Funny—the first two programs

By Russ Bickerstaff
Return To The Fest At A New Place The next annual Milwaukee Comedy Festival takes the stage of ComedySportz this weekend. ComedySportz is in such a strange area of town—that weird hinge between downtown and Walker’s Point that is home to paint and carpeting stores, an active pair of train tracks and a couple of empty spaces patiently waiting to become vacation condos for rich Chicagoans. O...
08.24.2010 | | Posted at 12:08 AM

Two Relatively New Companies With Two New Shows

By Russ Bickerstaff
As usual, September is going to be a big month for local theatre. And as usual, theatre openings in September tend to all cluster around the same weekend. The first two weekends will find a couple of new shows opening. Between the 14th and the 15th, there are at least five shows opening . . . The lead-in to a very busy month includes performing cats from Chicago, a new comedy by Neil Haven and a ...